Kurimoto sweetpotato festival

place : Kurimoto Sports Plaza

Date : On around November 16 (Sun), 2008

Time : 9:00-15:00

Kurimoto いも祭

The sweet potato (Benikomachi) is distributed free of charge in the widest place for roasting sweet potatoes in Japan.

Benicomati of five tons is baked in 150 mounds of chaff, and it if distributed to participants free of charge every year.

The spot sale of fresh vegetables and the flea market are held.

Moreover, the initial firing ceremony is held from 19:00 of the day before as "Festival at the previous night".

Ceremony of initial firing at the previous night

Pork miso soup of large pot

steamed sweet potatoes

The widest roast sweet potato plaza in Japan

The plus information

The nearby sights

The sights a little way off



river Kuriyama, Fureai-no-sato
Kurimoto area
External site
rest stop Kurimoto


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